Events on Sunday, 28th Oct 2012 - What's on in London

Welcome to the IanVisits guide to lectures, talks, heritage events, organised walks and other random geeky miscellany happening around London today.

F Event is free of charge (sometimes a donation is appreciated)
B Pre-Booking required.


One-Off Events Happening Today Only
All Day
To mark the end of British Summer Time, the Foundling Museum is celebrating all things horological.
(Cost: Events are free with museum entry - £7.50)
B A show recalling some of the capitals most wretched murderers, evil villains and sorrowful victims.
(Cost: £12)
F A packed afternoon of entertainment including magical lighting displays, music, dance, food, stalls and more
10:30 AM
Meet an array of amazing rainforest minibeasts including snakes, giant millipedes and whip spiders, and find out more about them.
(Cost: £9.99 (access to entire site))
11:00 AM
F A chance to see inside the Pathology Museum - for a display of anatomically correct cakes
2:00 PM
B a two hour stroll around brixton led by your guide barrie greene who worked there for 25 years.
(Cost: £10 pay on the day)
3:00 PM
An Introduction to the town's rich history from the ancient Green with 18th century house and remains of a Tudor Palace
(Cost: £3)

More things to do in London this Month


Regular Events on Today (typically repeat each week)
10:30 AM
Summer tours of the London's only great eighteenth-century private palace to survive intact.
(Cost: £9 (concessions £7))
11:00 AM
Executions, body snatchers, a plague pit, notorious trials and 'hanging breakfasts' at Newgate Prison - just part of our walk.
(Cost: £6 per adult (accompanied children are free))
11:30 AM
B Walk with old maps exploring the almost lost neighbourhood between Bloomsbury and Covent Garden.
(Cost: £8)
2:00 PM
B Our tour of Dulwich lasts around 3 hours and leads you on a gentle walking tour through an area rich in history and landmarks.
(Cost: £20)
2:15 PM
F A monthly guided walk around this Victorian era cemetery in South-East London
7:30 PM
B A ghostly, ghoulish guided walk through High Barnet and Monken Hadley, the second most haunted village in England.
(Cost: £7, under 12s £3)


Temporary Exhibitions Open Today
10:00 AM The exhibition is the largest of its kind and includes previously unseen historic material and exciting new artworks by leading artists. (Ending Soon! Sun, 28th Oct) (Cost: £13.50 (inc access to entire museum))
12:00 PMThis exhibition will look at the history of brewing in chiswick, (Ending Soon! Sun, 11th Nov)
10:00 AMAn exhibition of a selection of completed and ongoing projects by the The World Monuments Fund (Ends on Sat, 26th Jan)
10:00 AMThis exhibition takes Piccadilly as its focus to explore how architects create memorable and compelling street architecture. (Ends on Sun, 27th Jan)
10:30 AMSandys Row Synagogue is exhibiting the photographs of C.A. Mathew. It is the first time that many of these images have ever been put on public display (Ends on Sun, 27th Jan)

Location Map for Today's Events

Note: only lists venues with fixed locations - not guided walks unless a start point is known.